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Quality Matters Fall HSEQ Training Opportunities

NOTE: This opportunity has expired or is an event which has already taken place.

Quality Matters Inc. is a management consulting firm specializing in the design, development and improvement of Quality, Health & Safety, Environmental (HSEQ) and Business management systems. We provide our clients with qualified, experienced consulting teams to meet industries’ growing requirements delivering expertise in ISO standard integration, project management, auditing, training, supply chain management, loss prevention control, software support and personnel placement.

Quality

ISO 9001:2015 Overview
September 29 / October 27 / November 24
This one-day workshop will provide knowledge and an interpretation of the requirements of the ISO 9001-2015 Quality Management Standard. This workshop will benefit anyone working in an ISO 9000 environment and will be especially useful for individuals who may be required to develop, maintain, or audit an ISO 9001 Quality Management System.

ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor
September 30 – October 1 / October 28-29 / November 25-26
This two-day workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the internal audit process and its application to ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems. Special emphasis will be placed on audit planning, execution, and follow-up to ensure participants gain a solid understanding of how to perform effective audits. Communication and interpersonal skills are also emphasized and integrated into the workshop where possible.

ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor
November 16-20
This competency-based five-day workshop under the TPECS scheme provides an explanation of the ISO 9001 requirements and the design of a functional and effective quality management system. It explains the auditing process and audit instruments, the documentation process, how to conduct an audit, how to write the audit report and take corrective action. Presentation materials include real-world case studies to develop skills for auditing and identifying nonconformities. Techniques for leading auditing teams will also be discussed. Students gain knowledge through class tutorials, group exercises, role-playing, and open classroom discussions.

ISO 9001:2015 Transition
October 6 / December 8
This workshop will provide knowledge and an interpretation of the requirements of the new ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Standard. Participants will learn about the upcoming revision and how it could affect their organization’s quality management system. This course will also identify timeframes to implement the new standard.

Project Quality Management (PMBok & ISO 10006)
November 2-3
The purpose of this workshop is to provide project managers, interested individuals and companies with an understanding of Quality Management for Projects and the tools and techniques to effectively execute and monitor projects. This workshop is based on Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK) and the ISO 10006 Guidelines for quality management in projects. The foundation for the application of project quality is discussed, including the requirements for quality planning, control, assurance, and improvement. Tools for monitoring, assessing and evaluating performance standards to ensure project deliverables are achieved are also reviewed.

Root Cause Analysis
November 4
This one day introductory workshop provides attendees with an in-depth understanding of how to analyze problems in order to identify the root causes. It will also provide an opportunity to conduct practical work activities that provide opportunities to use the concepts and techniques of problem solving. Upon completion of this workshop participants will have a working knowledge of effective root cause analysis.

Safety

WHSCC OHS Committee Training
October 15-16 / December 10-11
The intention of the OH&S Committees training is to provide an understanding of the requirements for OH&S Committees and WH&S Representative/Designate according to WHSCC and provide all personnel with an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the OH&S Committees, WH&S Representatives, WH&S Designated as well as, the employer and the employee. This 2 day course is WHSCC recognized, and will require renewal 3 years from the date of completion.

OHSAS 18001:2007 Overview
November 30 – December 1
This two-day course is designed to provide an organization with a general understanding of OHSAS Management Systems. An overview of the various ISO 18001 Standards is provided and a review of each element of ISO 18001 is given. Benefits and opportunities that can be gained from implementing an OHSAS management system are discussed as well as current national and international trends. Course participants are not expected to have any prior knowledge of ISO 18001. The course is based on a series of short lectures followed by exercises completed by course participants, which reinforce the material reviewed. A course binder containing useful information on OHSAS development and implementation and certificates of completion are provided.

OHSAS 18001:2007 Lead Auditor
November 30 – December 4
This competency-based five-day workshop under the TPECS scheme provides an explanation of the OHSAS 18001 requirements and the design of a functional and effective safety management system. It explains the auditing process and audit instruments, the documentation process, how to conduct an audit, how to write the audit report and take corrective action. Presentation materials include real-world case studies to develop skills for auditing and identifying nonconformities. Techniques for leading auditing teams will also be discussed. Students gain knowledge through class tutorials, group exercises, role-playing, and open classroom discussions.

Environment

ISO 14001:2004 Overview
October 19-20
This competency-based two day workshop under the TPECS scheme provides an explanation of the ISO 14001 requirements and the design of a functional and effective environmental management system. An overview of the various ISO 14000 EMS Series is provided and a review of each element of ISO 14001 is given. Benefits and opportunities that can be gained from implementing an EMS are discussed as well as current national and international trends. Students gain knowledge through class tutorials, exercises, and open classroom discussions. Attendees who successfully demonstrate competence during this course will achieve a Certificate of Attainment for the following competency units: Exemplar Global-EM (Environmental management systems).

ISO 14001:2004 Lead Auditor
October 19-23
This competency-based five-day workshop under the TPECS scheme provides an explanation of the ISO 14001 requirements and the design of a functional and effective environmental management system. It explains the auditing process and audit instruments, the documentation process, how to conduct an audit, how to write the audit report and take corrective action. Presentation materials include real-world case studies to develop skills for auditing and identifying nonconformities. Techniques for leading auditing teams will also be discussed. Students gain knowledge through class tutorials, group exercises, role-playing, and open classroom discussions.

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Click the individual course names above, or contact:
p:(709) 722-7860
www.qualitymatters.net
training@qualitymatters.net

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